Yes, Twitter is down for many users. “For maintenance,” ostensibly. Or a “service issue.”

Here’s the message from Twitter:

Service issue 12 minutes ago

Most users are experiencing issues accessing Twitter on web and mobile apps. We’re looking into it.

The Twitter API is also out:

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Twitchy will keep you updated.

Here are a few, brief MSM stories on the outage: USA Today and L.A. Times.

Update: Twitter appears to be back up. And so is Twitter snark. Hurray!